How do we get through the economical crisis?
With the cost of everything rising and the paychecks not getting bigger, what are we supposed to do? I still hear people giving advice to have 6 months or so of living expenses in the bank, but everyone I know who has done this, is now using it all up.
I’m tired of “experts” saying in articles that Americans are living too far beyind their means. Well…we were within our means until the past year or so.
My DH drives 60 miles each way to work. He works 11.5 hour days 5 days a week, plus 5 hours on Saturdays. He has to drive that far because there’s no job closer that will pay him what we need to survive.
Gas is outrageous, school lunch is rising, food cost is rising. The money is flying out of our bank accounts at an alarming rate. What are we to do?
We can’t just get rid of our cars, and houses, and cell phones. We’ve signed contracts for utilities that would cost us to cancel. What do we do?